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Banana muffins

Banana with a good helping of nuts and seeds

  • Makes12
  • 30 mins
  • 180°C/fan 160°C/gas mark 4


  • 150g gluten-free plain flour
  • 1 tsp gluten-free baking powder
  • 50g soft brown sugar
  • 25g pumpkin seeds
  • 25g walnuts, chopped
  • 25g sultanas
  • 50mL sunflower oil
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 tbsp milk


1 Preheat your oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/gas mark 4. You will need a muffin tin, lined with muffin cases.

2 In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, pumpkin seeds, walnuts and sultanas. Add the oil, eggs, mashed banana and milk, and fold all the ingredients together with a spatula.

3 Divide the mixture between the muffin cases, filling them almost to the top.

4 Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden. Let the muffins sit in the tin for about 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to finishing cooling.